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TV celebrities who own an alternate business venture besides acting

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 June 2017, 18:55 IST

These are people with sharp acting skills and sharper business minds. They grab all the limelight on the screen and also laugh their way to the bank with their intelligent business ventures. They are not just great entertainers but even better entrepreneurs.

Here are four TV celebrities who are successfully managing the acting career and a separate business efficiently.

1. Aashka Goradia


The beautiful TV actress, Aashka, always had passion for makeup and so she recently decided to turn that passion into reality. She started a brand called Renée by Aashka. Currently, it's just an Instagram page where she's been putting up make-up tutorials, doing her celebrity friends make-up, and has even launched a line of false lashes. She was inspired by her mother-in-law and therefore named the brand after her. She even plans to launch make-up workshops and more products in the future.

2. Anita Hassanandani


Famous for her role in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Anita and her husband Rohit Reddy had recently started a website called The Bag Talk where they sell a range of designer bags. Talking about her venture, she says, “It's important for every actor to have a plan B because nothing lasts forever in the industry.”

3. Ronit Roy


Famous actor Ronit Roy, has one of the most successful alternate businesses, called Ace Security and Protection. The agency is one of the most popular in the industry, and handles the security of stars like Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan, among others. They have even provided security for films like Lagaan, Saathiya and Yaadein.

4. Gautam Gulati


The Bigg Boss season 8 winner, popularly known as 'Gauti', Gautam Gulati has a nightclub in Delhi called RSVP, in partnership with his older brother, Mohit Gulati. The club is located at Hotel The Royal Plaza and seems to be a popular party spot in the city.

First published: 19 June 2017, 18:54 IST